Get CBCI certified to enhance your career prospects

News   •   Jun 01, 2017 17:19 BST

The Business Continuity Institute has provided further evidence that attaining the CBCI credential greatly enhances your career prospects. The latest Salary Benchmarking Report revealed that those who are certified BCI members, on average, get paid significantly more than their non-certified colleagues.


Poor IT habits putting small businesses at risk

News   •   Jun 23, 2017 10:18 BST

​One in ten small business owners and employees are regularly putting the security of their data at risk by sharing confidential files on personal devices, or sending documents to personal rather than work emails. This demonstrates a significant lapse in data security among the UK’s five million plus small businesses.


Cyber criminals exploiting human weakness to make their gains

News   •   Jun 22, 2017 16:49 BST

Cyber attackers are relying more than ever on exploiting people instead of software flaws, as a study by ​Proofpoint has found that more than 90% of malicious email messages featuring nefarious URLs led users to credential phishing pages, and almost all (99%) email-based financial fraud attacks relied on human clicks rather than automated exploits to install malware.


Climate change will increase fire risk

News   •   Jun 22, 2017 09:32 BST

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has claimed that climate change is greatly increasing the likelihood of devastating wildfires, such as the one that burned its way across Portugal last weekend but is now reported to be under control.


Another step closer to Brexit

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2017 16:13 BST

​Almost a year to the day since the referendum took place that will ultimately lead to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union, the negotiations have finally begun on how this divorce will take place and what future relationship will exist between the two.


Cost of data breaches declining globally

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 12:53 BST

The average cost of a data breach is $3.62 million globally, a 10% decrease from the 2016 results, according to IBM's latest Cost of Data Breach Study, conducted in collaboration with the Ponemon Institute. This is the first time since the global study was created that there has been an overall decrease in the cost. On average, these data breaches cost companies $141 per lost or stolen record.


Understanding the legal obligations behind business continuity

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 09:14 BST

​Why do we have business continuity management programmes? Is it because we want to make sure our organizations have the capability to respond to a disruption? Probably yes! It is common sense that we would want to be prepared for any future crisis.


Unforeseen technical fault forces Tesco to cancel home deliveries

News   •   Jun 20, 2017 15:45 BST

It may not be have been as disruptive or anywhere near as costly as the ​IT outage that affected BA just a few weeks ago, but many people are still suffering the consequences of an "unforeseen technical fault" that caused Tesco, the world's third most profitable retailer, to cancel a large number of its home deliveries in the UK.


​Preparing for Brexit with ISO 22316

Blog posts   •   Jun 20, 2017 11:14 BST

As the UK prepares to exit the European Union, John Robinson considers whether the organisational resilience Standard can help companies manage the potential fall-out.


Join us for the launch of the 2017 BCI Cyber Resilience Report

News   •   Jun 19, 2017 17:04 BST

Join us for a breakfast briefing where we will launch the 2017 Cyber Resilience Report, produced in collaboration with ​Sungard Availability Services. The report's author - Patrick Alcantara DBCI, Research and Insight Lead at the ​Business Continuity Institute - will be revealing many of its key findings, offering some insight into the analysis, and answering any questions you may have.

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About The Business Continuity Institute

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is a global membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned with raising levels of resilience within their organization or considering a career in business continuity.

With circa 8,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, working in in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors, the BCI truly is the world’s leading institute for business continuity.

The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its Statutory grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency in BC.

The BCI Partnership, through corporate membership, offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI to promote best practice in business continuity and to raise their corporate profile in the global BC arena. The BCI Corporate Partnership currently has approximately 120 Partners worldwide.

The BCI seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of good business continuity practice worldwide by:
 Raising standards in business continuity
 Undertaking industry research
 Driving thought leadership in business continuity
 Facilitating the sharing of best practice in business continuity
 Training and certifying BC professionals
 Raising the value of the BC profession
 Developing the business case for business continuity


  • The Business Continuity Institute
  • 10 - 11 Marsack St, Southview Park
  • RG4 5AF Caversham, Reading
  • United Kingdom